NORDITROPIN NORDILET 15MG INJECTION
|COUNTRY OF ORIGIN||India|
|INDICATION||deficiency of growth hormone|
|PACKAGING||1 PREFILLED PEN DEVICE(s) OF 1.5ML|
|MANUFACTURER||NOVO NORDISK INDIA PVT LTD|
|COMPOSITION||SOMATROPIN/RECOMBINANT HUMAN GROWTH HORMONE|
NORDITROPIN NORDILET 15MG INJECTION belongs to the class of medications known as hormones used to treat growth failure caused by various disorders or deficiencies including growth hormone deficiency (GHD), Prader-Willi syndrome, Small for Gestational Age, Turner syndrome, and Idiopathic Short Stature.
NORDITROPIN NORDILET 15MG INJECTION is also used in adults to prevent severe weight loss related to AIDS and to treat short bowel syndrome. It contains Somatropin, a potent metabolic hormone of importance for the metabolism of lipids, carbohydrates and proteins. It has the same structure as natural human growth hormone and is necessary for bone and muscular growth. NORDITROPIN 15MG INJECTION 1.5ML activates metabolism by activating metabolic processes in cells. It also promotes the proper development of your fat and muscle tissues. In some cases, it may cause certain common side effects such as joint pain, muscle pain, swollen ankles, rash, itchiness or pain at the injection site, and headache. Most of these side effects do not require medical attention and will resolve gradually over time. However, you are advised to talk to your doctor if these side effects persist or worsen. Do not use without doctor advice if you had a skin reaction or irritation to any medicine. You should not use it if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant, or trying to become pregnant. Consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding. Avoid alcohol consumption while on treatment with. Keep your doctor informed about your health condition and all the medications you take to rule out any side effects. Norditropin Nordilet Injection contains recombinant human growth hormone. It is used to treat growth failure due to deficiency of growth hormone, Turner syndrome, chronic renal (kidney) insufficiency, Noonan syndrome, and Prader Willi syndrome (chromosomal disorder) in children. It is also used in small or too light children at birth. In adults, it is used in the treatment of pronounced growth hormone deficiency. It is contraindicated in acute critical illness (complications following open-heart surgery, abdominal surgery, trauma, acute respiratory failure), active cancer, and closed epiphyses – (already stopped growing). Administration of this medicine may lead to intracranial hypertension (visual changes, headache, vomiting), fluid retention, and pituitary hormone deficiencies. Talk to your doctor if you have diabetes or thyroid disorders before taking. Tell your doctor if your child experiences severe abdominal pain, hip, or knee pain during the treatment with this medicine.
- To treat growth disturbances in children
- To treat growth disturbances in adults
How It works:
It binds to growth hormone receptors located in the membranes of target cells and helps the bones and muscles grow, helps the fat and muscle tissues develop in right amounts.
Interactions with other drugs:
Inform your doctor about any medications you are taking or have taken before the treatment.
Keep out of sight and reach of children. Store in refrigerator at 2°C to 8°C protected from light. Do not freeze or expose to heat.
How to use Norditropin Injection:
The Norditropin Nordilet Injection will be given to you by health care professional. Do not attempt to inject yourself unless you are trained to do so by your physician or health care provider. Take exactly as your health care provider tells you to take it.
There are no established adverse effects of Norditropin Nordilet Injection in pregnant women. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant before taking this medicine. It will be given to you only if it is really needed.
Inform the physician before taking this medicine if you are breastfeeding. It will be given to you only if necessary.
- Inform your doctor about your allergic conditions and other diseases you have.
Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all medicines cause side effects, not everyone gets them.
- Serious allergic reactions (swelling of face, lips, tongue, throat, wheezing, itching, dizziness, fast heartbeat, severe rashes, redness)
- High blood sugar
- Intracranial hypertension (headache, eye problems, vomiting, nausea)
- Decrease in hormone cortisol
- Hip and knee pain
- Hearing or ear problems
- Worsening of curvature of spine
- Muscle pain
- Joint stiffness
- Sugar in urine
- Fluid retention
- Pain at injection site
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